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Albert Einstein and David Ben-Gurion

Einstein Museum in Jerusalem

Stand for Israel  |  October 24, 2022
A museum dedicated to Albert Einstein will be built in the Holy City of Jerusalem, celebrating the Jewish scientist's life and work.
Auschwitz survivor Zilli Schmidt

An Auschwitz Survivor Passes Away

Stand for Israel  |  October 24, 2022
One of the last Sinti survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, Zilli Schmidt spent her 98 years fighting hatred.
Marie-Rose Gineste's bicycle

A Righteous Gentile on a Bicycle

Stand for Israel  |  October 24, 2022
Marie-Rose Gineste not only delivered - on her bicycle - a pro-Jewish and anti-Nazi letter to French churches, but also sheltered and saved many Jews during the Holocaust.
President Bush, PM Rabin, and Bush's dog Millie display friendship in 1992

Photo Friday: Friendship with Each Other

Stand for Israel  |  October 21, 2022
"Go in peace, for we have sworn friendship with each other in the name of the LORD" (1 Samuel 20:42
Jews in Ukraine during Sukkot before WWII, 1931

'Season of Our Rejoicing' in a Time of War

Stand for Israel  |  October 17, 2022
The Jewish people of Ukraine are no strangers to celebrating holy days during times of war, which they did again this Sukkot.
H.A. Rey, creator of Curious George

The Holocaust Hero Who Saved Curious George

Stand for Israel  |  October 17, 2022
A diplomat from Portugal proved himself a Righteous Gentile when his actions saved the creators of Curious George, artist Salvador Dali, and many others.
Noa Lazar - IDF soldier killed in terrorist shooting in Israel, October 2022

IDF Soldier Killed in Attack Buried in Israel

Stand for Israel  |  October 11, 2022
18-year-old Noa Lazar was the latest Israeli soldier to make the ultimate sacrifice - killed by a terrorist while defending the Holy Land.
Chiune Sugihara - Righteous Gentile from Japan

He Who Saves One Life, Saves the Entire World

Stand for Israel  |  October 11, 2022
A Japanese diplomat during World War II, Chiune Sugihara issued visas to thousands of Jewish refugees in Lithuania, saving them from certain death at the hands of the Nazis.
Israeli boy with four species on Sukkot

Photo Friday: Branches from Luxuriant Trees

Stand for Israel  |  October 7, 2022
When the Jewish people celebrate Sukkot, they gather branches from trees mentioned in the Bible in order to build their sukkah.
Esther Arditi, The Angel in White

The Angel in White

Stand for Israel  |  October 4, 2022
This is the story of a heroic Israeli woman who was the only female to receive the Medal of Distinguished Service, and whose letter to David Ben-Gurion was recently discovered.
Nanny Karolina Maciag, center, survivor on left, son on right

With Open Arms

Stand for Israel  |  October 3, 2022
A Christian nanny in Poland rescued and raised a Jewish boy whose family was rounded up on Yom Kippur before being murdered by the Nazis.
Amir Nachomi (seated, second from left), Israeli fighter pilot and Yom Kippur War hero

A Yom Kippur War Hero

Stand for Israel  |  October 3, 2022
Having flown and fought in the Yom Kippur War, during Israel's conflict with Lebanon, and in Operation Opera, Amir Nachumi is one of Israel's top fighter pilot aces.

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